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Ways to Give

Thank you for deciding to support the Columbia College Parents Fund! There are several convenient ways to give.

Credit Card

A credit card gift to Columbia is not only convenient, but it also entitles you to the same income-tax deduction as a gift of cash. 

To make your credit card gift, use our secure online gift form or call us at 1-212-851-7439. If making an online gift, please make sure to designate your gift for the Parents Fund on the donation form. 


Please make your check payable to Columbia College Parents Fund and if sending by USPS:

Columbia University—Gift Systems
P.O. Box 1523
New York, NY 10008

If sending by FedEx, UPS, or similar courier:
711 Executive Blvd. Suite H
Batching Dept—1523
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

By Wire Transfer

Columbia also accepts cash gifts by wire transfer. For more information, please visit Giving to Columbia

Parents from Hong Kong can support the University and receive tax benefits by making gifts through the Columbia University Hong Kong Fund.

Gifts of Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks and bonds are popular among Columbia parents and friends. If you are considering a donation of $1,000 or more, there are many tax advantages to giving securities.

For more information on these advantages, and complete instructions on how to make your gift, please visit Giving to Columbia.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts give back, allowing you to take sizeable income, capital gains, and estate deductions on your taxes. They can provide income for you and your family for life.

Planned gifts can also be much larger than other gifts, so you are able to leave a legacy that fits your philanthropic goals.

Giving to Columbia will provide you with complete information on Columbia's planned giving options.